India News - Water rights

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September 5, 2015
Access to water data: Implications for transboundary relations in the Ganges river basin
Despite the enactments of RTI laws and insistence for openness in the government, access to information regimes on transboundary rivers has not changed at a fundamental level in South Asia.
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August 28, 2015
Why a right to sanitation is necessary
The Millennium Development Goals aimed to halve the number of people with no access to water & sanitation. "Who are these people?", asks Leo Heller of the UN Office for Human Rights.
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May 3, 2015
Niyamagiri hills get temporary respite from Vedanta
Violation of the Environment Protection Act, the Forest Conservation Act and the Forest Rights Act put an end to Vedanta's bauxite mining plans but for how long?
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February 13, 2015
Citizens charter on drinking water and sanitation before Union Budget
Ahead of the Union Budget, Civil Society Organizations ask for policy strategies to support drinking water and sanitation for vulnerable sections.
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January 21, 2015
Swacch Bharat Mission: An opportunity to rethink public toilet governance
Although the SBM rightly promises to secure the right to sanitation infrastructure and the right to a clean environment, it must take into consideration the sociopolitical realities of Indian cities'.